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Iran Seizes Greek Oil Tankers After Greece Confiscates Iranian Oil

HeadlineMay 31, 2022

Iran’s military has seized a pair of Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps says it took the action after Greece recently impounded an Iranian tanker and confiscated its oil, reportedly at the request of the United States, citing European Union sanctions. This comes as talks between the Biden administration and Iran aimed at restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have stalled.

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